Jimsomare. Amongst friends, fans, followers, and family of Ridge Vineyards, the name is a resonant one. Jimsomare. The vineyard was originally planted by Pierre Klein, an Alsatian who came to California in 1875. In 1888, he purchased 160 acres on Monte Bello… Read More ›
Varietals & Blends
Discussions and comments about specific varietals and/or blends.
We now have Geyserville fruit at Monte Bello, and by that you know that #Harvest2012 is most definitely ON! And what a delivery of fruit it was! I can personally testify that the old-vine Carignane that came in was some of the… Read More ›
As you may recall, our Lytton Springs facility just received their First Fruit on Saturday, thus marking the beginning of #Harvest2012 up north. A big day for our Zinfandel program, to say the least! That said, we actually got a… Read More ›
Ah, they’re drinkin’ champys in Healdsburg, #Harvest2012 has begun at Lytton Springs! Early this morning, before the morning fog had even broken … the team was out and in the vines. The Buchignani Ranch. Carignane and Zinfandel. — And then, before the fog had barely… Read More ›
As we happily announced last week, #Harvest2012 began for Ridge Vineyards the evening of September 5th, 2012. (To see pics and read the “official” announcement, please click here.) And now, through the magic of modern technology, we’re able to bring… Read More ›
The IronChevsky and I go way back. He was actually there for the debut of our #WineBloggersTasting Series. That was the day the bloggers took on Robert Parker. It had been a while since I’d seen The IronChevsky. He’s a… Read More ›